Burnaby picks up huge win against shorthanded Victoria line-up
Victoria, BC – Still chasing second place in the league standings, the Burnaby Lakers collected a pivotal win on Friday night, beating the Victoria Shamrocks 9-6 at 100.3 The Q Centre.
If luck had been on their side, the score might have been different. Opportunities came at both ends of the floor, but many of the Shamrocks’ best chances hit iron when they needed goals. Burnaby managed to pull away from a tie game in the third period with some quick transition and smart shooting, while goaltender Tyler Richards did a solid job making 34 saves. Dane Stevens lead all runners with three goals and four assists for seven points.